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Vahid Saadat: Multi-barbed device for retaining tissue in apposition and methods of use. USGI Medical, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 31, 2006: US06991643 (237 worldwide citation)

A multi-barbed apparatus is provided, and methods of use, for penetrating two sides of a wound and holding the edges in apposition. The apparatus may be inserted within a wound or underneath the skin, and mechanically adheres the two sides of the wound together. The apparatus includes a biocompatibl ...


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Randal S Baker, James A Foote, Paul R Kemmeter, Frederick J Walburn, Peter M Wilson, Adam I Lehman, Barry J Smith, Robert J Chappolini: Bariatric device and method. BFKW, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, January 23, 2018: US09872787

A bariatric device includes an esophageal member having an esophageal surface that is configured to generally conform to the shape and size of a portion of the esophagus and an anchoring technique anchoring the esophageal member to the portion of the esophagus. The bariatric device includes a cardia ...


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Vahid Saadat: Multi-barbed device for retaining tissue in apposition and methods of use. Fish & Neave, June 20, 2002: US20020077661-A1

A multi-barbed apparatus is provided, and methods of use, for penetrating two sides of a wound and holding the edges in apposition. The apparatus may be inserted within a wound or underneath the skin, and mechanically adheres the two sides of the wound together. The apparatus includes a biocompatibl ...


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Vahid Saadat: Multi-barbed device for retaining tissue in apposition and methods of use. USGI Medical, Levine Bagade Han, September 7, 2006: US20060200062-A1

A multi-barbed apparatus is provided, and methods of use, for penetrating two sides of a wound and holding the edges in apposition. The apparatus may be inserted within a wound or underneath the skin, and mechanically adheres the two sides of the wound together. The apparatus includes a biocompatibl ...


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BARIATRIC DEVICE AND METHOD. April 19, 2018: US20180104080-A1

A bariatric device includes an esophageal member having an esophageal surface that is configured to generally conform to the shape and size of a portion of the esophagus and an anchoring technique anchoring the esophageal member to the portion of the esophagus. The bariatric device includes a cardia ...